Welcome to Season 4!
Next LIVE Broadcast Airs on Monday 11/9/2020 at 10 am ET with Special Guest Billy Hallowell, Journalist, Commentator & Author
Topic: "Unscripted with Special Guest Billy Hallowell"
"UNSCRIPTED WITH SPECIAL GUEST BILLY HALLOWELL"
Let's Go Behind the Scenes with Special Guests Alexandra Boylan, Madeline Bryne & Miya Horcher
You've go to love a movie with cute girls in cute clothes, dealing with real issues in a loving, biblical way...right?" Switched" is that movie and in this episode we talk with the writer and director, Alexandra Boylan, plus two co-stars, Madeline Byrne and Miya Horcher. It is going to be so much fun and we can promise you some great "behind the scenes" stories; and we'll get serious too as the women share their encounters with bullying and why making this movie was important to them.
STANDING STRONG with Special Guest Jason Jimenez, Pastor, National Speaker & Author
Are you growing weary? It should be no surprise in light of the worldwide pandemic, protests and looting, racial divisions, and election battles. For many of us, fear and loss of hope are gaining ground in our hearts. But it doesn't have to be that way. Jason Jimenez, pastor, national speaker, apologist, and author, wants to help us navigate these tumultuous times as grounded disciples of Christ. On our next "COFFEE with Kim," he brings a message that can equip us to stand strong with a biblical worldview, defend the truth, and win a lost culture for Christ. Join us to have your faith strengthened and your hope renewed.
Make America GOOD Again with Special Guest Joe Battaglia, Author
Are you troubled by the divisions and anger in our nation? I am! This week's guest on COFFEE with Kim believes that, as a nation, we really need to be good people before we can be great people. In this very timely interview, Joe Battaglia, author of Make America Good Again, shows us what that looks like as he touches on the issues that divide us today - and our response to those issues. I believe you will be amazed at how relevant the teaching and example of Jesus is to our current national climate. I am so excited about this interview
Dare to Believe Again with Special Guest Kathleen Hardaway
For many of us, life can seem like one disappointment after another. Relationships that don't work out. Careers that never materialize. Dreams that dissolve. Our next guest on COFFEE with Kim, inspiring author and speaker Kathleen Hardaway, has known deep disappointment...and deep fulfillment. You won't want to miss what she shares from her heart about how we can discover God's dreams for us and His path for seeing those dreams fulfilled.
About the Series:
Welcome to our Special Round-Table Series " God Has Prepared Us, Are You Listening?"
A 3 episode series starring all Up2Me Radio Show Hosts! Moderated by Kim Crabill, Host of COFFEE with Kim and Maura Gale, Host of OMG Oh!
The Collective "Voices of Up2Me Radio have come together in one voice to instill "HOPE" The 2020 Corona Virus Pandemic has touched every human in the world and brought all external (outside of your home) activities to a sudden STOP! A hard and sudden STOP! The destructive impact of the pandemic has resulted in millions afflicted with the virus and fighting for their life, mass deaths, mass unemployment, business shut downs, racial unrest and a major economic downturn. Fear and uncertainty is among the masses. Faith is being tested and many are seeking understanding for the worldly unknowns for basic survival. We are in earthly uncharted waters but not for believers who know the full story. Hope has to be restored in a way like never before in our lifetime.
Up Close with Special Guest T.C. Stallings, Actor, star of Film "War Room"
Tune in as Host Kim Crabill welcomes T.C. Stallings to the COFFEE conversation! Star of the film War Room, and other faith based movies T.C. Stallings shares his story and journey as a former professional athlete who is now fulfilling his calling in film and television.
Topic: "Behind the Microphone"
Up2Me Radio Show Hosts Kim Crabill and Maura Gale Co-Moderated the 3 part Special Series Pandemic "God Has Prepared Us, Are You Listening?" with all Up2Me Radio Show Hosts as panelist in the round-table discussion. Hear about the things you couldn't see and experience the "highlights" of the 3 part series. Learn how PANDEMIC came to be and how it was carried out. You'll be moved by the moment these ladies became sisters-at-heart and intentional about racial restoration. You will also meet and hear from Kia Knight who will share details about the Up2Me Radio Kickoff of the "Hope" Social Media Campaign and how you can participate!
Topic: The Millennial Mindset with Special Guests Brianna Mooney and Allie Walsh
The Millennial's are now the largest living adult generation in the United States. They are moving into leadership positions in business, politics, culture, families, and more just as the coronavirus is redefining how we function in these arenas. In this episode of "COFFEE with Kim," two Millennial's - actress and singer Brianna Mooney and New York businesswoman Allie Walsh - join Kim to offer insight into the Millennial mindset in the face of COVID-19. How are they being tested? What questions are they asking? What answers are they hearing? How is their faith being affected? Please join us for this highly relevant conversation.
MAKING THE CASE with Special Guest J. Warner Wallace
What happens when a renowned cold-case homicide detective - familiar to many from his appearances on Dateline, FOX News and Court TV - sets out on an investigative journey to prove there is no God? On the next "COFFEE with Kim," our guest J. Warner Wallace describes his unexpected encounter with the love of Christ that has transformed what he believes and how he lives. Jim is now a highly respected apologist whose books and speaking appearances teach both children and adults how they can use cold-case investigative disciplines to become confident Christian case-makers. Join us for an enlightening conversation!
FAST FRIENDS with Special Guests Suzanne Niles and Wendy Little
Many friends pray together, but do you have any friends who pray and FAST together? On the next "COFFEE with Kim," our guests Suzanne Niles and Wendy Little will talk about how they became not just praying friends, but fasting friends. Discover the Bible verse that compelled them to add fasting to their prayer life. Find out what they've learned along the way about themselves, the power of prayer, and, most of all, the faithfulness of God toward those who want to know Him more deeply.
“An Advocate for Second Chances" with Special Guest John Rusnak, Executive Director, Uncuffed Ministries
In this episode we welcome John Rusnak to the COFFEE with Kim conversation. A former Wall Street trader, John spent 5 1/2 years in Federal prison for a financial market crime. He saw God at work there in ways he could not have imagined and, upon his release, he resolved to mentor young men who are incarcerated. You will have a new perspective on second chances when you hear John describe what is happening through the efforts of unCUFFED ministries. Get ready for a big dose of hope and a fresh sense of God's power.
Discover just what God can do when we are willing to let go of the past and begin fighting for our future with Special Guests The Kendrick Brothers.
The Kendrick Brothers have stories to tell! Alex and Stephen are the writers and producers of last year's faith-based blockbuster movie, Overcomer, as well as War Room, Courageous, Fireproof, Facing the Giants, and Flywheel. Their behind-the-scene stories about these movies are fascinating and funny. But it's the story of their lives that will really grab you. From generations of bad choices came one decision that changed everything.
Topic: "The Other Side of Addictions, Abuses and Poor Choices" with Special Guest Kandi Rose, Evangelist, Author, TV & Film Producer
Who needs to hear what can happen on "the other-side of addictions, abuses and poor choices?" If that is the hurt…this show will definitely provide The Hope! For the last 30 years, Kim's next guest on "COFFEE with Kim," Kandi Rose, has been an evangelist, author, TV and film producer, and host of the TV show "Addiction Free." But before any of that, she was a stripper and prostitute and then owner of a strip business in the Chicago area. Until her mother met Jesus. You will want to hear how a seed of belief planted by Kandi's mother grew into a daughter's transformed life. Join us to meet a true overcomer with a contagious faith in a good and powerful God.
Developing Strong Mental Health with Special Guest Dr. Trudy Simmons, PhD in Family & Marriage Counseling and Host of the Christian View.
In these times of uncertainty surrounding the COVID19 we are seeing fear, depression, substance abuse and domestic violence at an all-time high. Join Kim Crabill and her guest, Dr. Trudy Simmons, PhD in Family and Marriage Counseling, host of The Christian View and Everyday Living with Dr. Trudy TV shows, on the next "COFFEE with Kim" - radio talk show. Let's discover the power of hope in overcoming these issues and developing strong mental health.
Topic: “How to Corona-Proof Your Marriage”
Every day, we are warned about how the coronavirus can affect us physically. We're advised of the emotional impact of social distancing. But who is talking about the effect of the virus on our marriages? Were any of us prepared for being together ALL the time? Pastor Stu Fuhlendorf and his wife, Trish, return to "COFFEE with Kim," by popular request, for an all new conversation about how marriages can survive tough times like these. Join us for a message of courage and hope for “Building Strong Marriages in Tough Times”
Topic: " Addict Redefined" with Special Guest Beth Greco
How does one go from having severe addictions, eating disorders, being suicidal…and facing jail time to becoming a leading expert in helping others. On our next COFFEE with Kim, you will meet Beth Greco, CEO and President of The Hoving Homes. Hear Beth's triumphant testimony, "Addict Redefined", and discover how God can rebuild shattered lives to fulfill their God-given purposes
"Without Fear" with Special Guest Dr. Charlotte Eliopoulos
At times such as we now are facing, many people struggle as they try to cope with uncertainty, scarcity, and potentially very difficult times. For those 60 years of age and over, fear can be overwhelming and almost crippling!
On our next COFFEE with Kim program, join Kim and her guest, Dr. Charlotte Eliopoulos to have a real discussion about the realities of today's world and how we can navigate it in a hopeful way!
While certainly having concerns, those of us with many decades of living under our belts may have a different reaction as our years of navigating through other crises have equipped us with wisdom and strengths to face this current crisis more confidently. Rather than resenting the reality of growing older, let's recognize the value of our years and, like many biblical examples, find ways to live with purpose and passion.
Topic: Coronavirus Conversation with Special Guests Keith Scott & Rebecca Klein Scott of TALLsmall Productions
In the wake of the Coronavirus, how we communicate to each other and to ourselves is more important than ever. There will be times in the coming days, weeks and months when we will all have highs and lows and need to lift others or be lifted.Our friends Keith Scott and Rebecca Klein Scott from TALLsmall Productions are back on COFFEE with Kim to give us tips to maintain strong relationships with each other and to look at our own self talk.
Overcoming the Threads of Pain and Struggle to Success with Special Guest
Ella Pritsker, Fashion Designer
"God makes all things beautiful" is more than a Bible verse to our next guest. These words have become her way of life. On our next COFFEE with Kim, I'm excited for you to meet Ella Pritsker, voted "Baltimore's best fashion designer." She appoints the closets of many private, high-level executive clients. But she will take us beyond the sewing machine to show us the the threads of pain and struggle she had to confront and overcome on her way to success. It's a tapestry of beauty that only God could design!Click here to edit text
Topic: The Men Speak - "Finding Strength through Vulnerability"
Up Close with Benjamin Dane
Tune in as Host Kim welcomes Benjamin Dane to the conversation! Meet Benjamin and learn more about his journey as a Man of God, Husband, Father and Actor. Benjamin will talk about his latest role as the President in his upcoming film, First Lady, being released on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2020! Tune in to be blessed! Want to see the movie? Check out theaters where it will be playing at www.firstladymovie.com/theaters
The Pressures, The Pitfalls and The Privilege of Serving Others
What can you learn from a bunch of women in ministry? You'd be surprised! Join us on our next "COFFEE with Kim" as we discuss The Pressures, The Pitfalls, and The Privilege of Serving Others. Kim Crabill's conversation with women in ministry will amaze you with its openness about ministry life - and its relevance to your life. Let's connect to laugh together and learn from one another.
Up Close with Special Guest Dyan Cannon!
In this episode of "COFFEE with Kim"...A candid conversation with Kim and actress Dyan Cannon takes us on a journey that included broken marriages, drugs, a mental breakdown...and a growing yearning to know God and spread His message of healing and significance in Hollywood and beyond. Join us!
CALLED TO FORGIVE with Special Guest Rev. Anthony Thompson
Anthony Thompson did not know what to expect when he attended the bond hearing for the man who had killed his wife, Myra, just days earlier in a Charleston church. He went only because God told him to, and once there, he knew God wanted him to publicly forgive Dylann Storm Roof. That step of obedience changed Rev. Thompson's life in ways he never imagined. In this time of division and ideological conflict, what he discovered about forgiveness can transform us...and our country... as well. Please join us for our next “COFFEE with Kim" for a stirring conversation with Rev. Anthony Thompson.
Topic: Meet Destiny Yarbrough, Producer, Promoter, Media Host & Actress
Does life have you feeling down...depressed...defeated? In this episode Destiny will share her rock bottom moments that became the springboard to her spiritual maturity! Are you ready to grow through what you’re going through?
Destiny Yarbrough is on a mission to reach the world for Christ. Destiny is the founder and publisher of Salt & Light Christian Lifestyle Magazine. The Magazines purpose is to touch, move and inspire readers through the word of God. Destiny is also an ordained minister with a passion for Deliverance and hope to women….women who are beginning a relationship with Jesus and women who are in church every Sunday yet need a spiritual breakthrough to take their faith walk to the next level. Destiny is best known for her Christian TV talk show, DestinyX “Making a difference for The Next generation” A lively and insightful Christian talk show dedicated to encourage and inspire The Next generation
"Can We Talk about MOVING ON?" with Special Guest Denise Armstrong
You may know our next guest from the Kendrick Brothers movie Overcomers. But Denise Armstrong wears many other hats in the beauty/entertainment industry and in her community. Conference speaker, consultant, certified coach, director, and author are just a few other titles to describe her. Join us to be encouraged by Denise’s story of how God brought her through turbulence and heartache and moved her to this place of deep influence.
How to Get Up after being Knocked Down and Stay Up! with Special Guest
Dr. S. Todd Townsend, Pastor, Educator & Speaker.
Why would you bother to tune in to COFFEE with Kim to hear from a drug dealer in inner-city Philadelphia? Because that former street thug is Dr. S. Todd Townsend, a pastor, educator, conference speaker, ministry consultant, and holder of multiple doctoral degrees. He has a vital message for us about how to get up when we've been knocked down...and how to stay up. If you or someone you love is feeling defeated, let Dr. Townsend point you to the reason for hope.
Help and Hope in Time of Need with Special Guest Karol Ladd,Best Selling Author, "Power of a Positive Series", Founder of Positive Live Principles. Inc.
One of the rock-bottom moments in Karol Ladd's life came by phone: the news that her mother had been hit by a car and killed instantly. It may surprise you, then, to learn she is known as "The Positive Lady." The events that unfolded that morning and beyond contributed to her life mission of proclaiming God's goodness amid pain and pointing people to hope. We are excited to have this gifted speaker and writer to join Host Kim in today's conversation about Help and Hope in Time of Need.
Redefining "Having it All" with Special guest Stuart Fuhlendorf.
Topic: Redefining of "Having it All"
Wouldn't it be nice to have it all? Stuart Fuhlendorf did. By age 44, he had taken three companies public on the Nasdaq and was basking in that success and its trimmings. In today's episode and conversation Stuart talks about his path from self-sufficiency and success to financial failure, addiction, a crumbling marriage, and the threat of jail time. And most important, he reveals what he discovered about God's version of success.Hint: It's more satisfying than he could ever have imagined.
Join Host Kim as she welcomes Dr. Marina Headlam McLean to the conversation.
Topic: Unwavering Faith with Dr. Marina Headlam McLean
When Kim's guest this week, recording artist, author and minister, Dr. Marina McLean, gave birth to her first child, she rejoiced in the miracle. But her physical health deteriorated following childbirth, and she had underestimated the emotional toll that two previous miscarriages had taken on her and her husband. Marina shares some of the small yet significant steps she took on the path to renewed faith and confidence. Join Kim and Marina and discover how Marina's insights can restore your soul too.
"In Our Weakness, God is Strong" with Special Guest Carmen Pate
About The Episode: Imagine passing out one day and waking up to discover you have a chronic disease that has left you nonfunctional. All your future plans shattered with a single diagnosis! As we kick off the third season of "COFFEE with Kim" radio, Kim Crabill will introduce you to this season's new COFFEE Director, Sandy Diegel. Her incredible story is one of deep devastation that slowly transforms to confidence and hope in God's plans and purposes for her life.
The Power of a Prayer Shield with Special Guest Sharon Hill, Author, Prayer Coach & Founder of On Call Prayer
Look who’s having COFFEE with Kim! In this episode Host Kim welcomes back to the conversation Sharon Hill, Author and Prayer Coach. Sharon’s passion is to share about a Prayer Shield. A Prayer Shield is not the same as a Prayer Partner or Prayer Team, although both are very important. A Prayer Shield is a trio of three warriors called of God to be your "prayer covering" as described in Ecclesiastes 4:12.. . . . "a cord of three strands is not quickly broken." Yes, a Prayer Shield is taking prayer to a higher level of intercession. What is a Prayer Shield? Who should have a Prayer Shield? Why do you need a Prayer Shield? How do you form a Prayer Shield?Click here to edit text
The Healing Power of Friends with Special Guests Friends of COFFEE
Loneliness has reached epidemic levels in our society, according to many mental health experts, and yet we can gather a list of 500 “friends” on social media in no time. How can this be? Maybe the answer lies in the true meaning of friendship. In this episode of "COFFEE with Kim," join Kim and a few of her friends who will share what friendship means to them, their journey to friendship, and the healing power of true friends. On this season's "confront and conquer" theme, we can, together begin defeating this loneliness epidemic!
Conquering The Loss of Your Father with Special Guest Lisa Burkhardt Worley, Award-Winning Author & Television Sportscaster.
Look who’s having COFFEE with Kim! Join Kim as she welcomes award-winning author and pioneer television sportscaster, Lisa Burkhardt Worley to the COFFEE conversation. Find out how she conquered the loss of her father and how she confronted her biggest fear as a result of the premature loss of her father.”
Look who's having COFFEE with Kim, Katie Holmes Mrs USA
Just how big are God's shoulders? Kim Crabill's guest this week on "COFFEE with Kim" is Katie Holmes, the current reigning Mrs. USA, actress, and a woman of leadership in many aspects. But there's so much more about Katie! In this episode Katie tells the heart-breaking story of the murder of the man she hoped to marry. That horrific death sent her on a downward spiral of one bad decision after another...for 20 years. Yet amid the accumulating shame she discovered God was always waiting for her to give Him what she could not possibly carry. The story of how God broke her chain of shame and set her free will inspire and move you.
Topic: Men have Burdens Too with Special Guests Burdens to Blessings Men's Group
"Burdens for Blessings is for women only. Men just won't get it." Wrong! In this episode Kim welcomes the first ever Burdens to Blessings men's group to the COFFEE with Kim Conversation. The men will share their journey through Kim's signature book. They will talk about what was the same and what was different in how they approached their eight-week journey and what they discovered from it.
Overcoming Shame with Special Guest Dawn Swayne
Shame is debilitating, and few of us know how to fight back when it invades our hearts and minds. On our next "COFFEE with Kim," we'll talk with Dawn Swayne, the beautiful, dynamic, multiracial wife of a former NFL player - who struggled on the inside with paralyzing and crippling shame. With brutal honesty and transparency she will describe her journey from severe childhood trauma to becoming an overcomer of addiction, anger, depression, shame, and anxiety from almost every form of abuse. Dawn will have you in tears...then laughing…as she reveals her new obsession that finally set her free from shame.
Season 2 Episode 25
The Cost of the Call with Special Guest Cameron Arnett, Actor, Author, Minister & Activist.
In this episode of COFFEE with Kim, Kim welcomes Cameron Arnett, actor, author, minister, activist, and so much more. We are excited to hear from Camy "Cameron" Arnett who speaks honestly about the challenges of following God's calling on our lives. Discover why he can say with confidence that it is worth venturing through the doors God opens for us even when it's uncomfortable.
Meet Cameron: Camy "Cameron" Arnett was born in Port-Au-Prince Haiti, and has lived in Atlanta GA. since 1998. He is married to the love of his life, BJ Arnett and together, they are the parents of a blended family of 5 wonderful children.
Cameron is an actor in television, film and theater as well as a television and radio talk show host, and within the last 6 years has appeared in 16 films. Among his past television credits, are NBC’s “Miami Vice”, Fox’s “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, ABC’s “China Beach”, VH1's “Single Ladies"”, and Tyler Perry's "Meet the Brown's".
Also, Cameron will be appearing in several releases this year including, (Nathan VonMinden's "The Challenger Disaster") (Micah Caronna's "The Big Fix")
(Karen Abercrombie's "Discarded Things") (Ty Mann's "Redeemed") and the (Kendrick brother's 6th film "Overcomer")
As a Minister, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Activist and Author, it is the teaching of God's Word that is Cameron's passion, along with the raising of youth in the areas of the Kingdom Media and Business. Cameron has facilitated and spoken at many events, including churches, colleges, award shows and more.
Season 2 Episode 23
A Walk of Faith, the Hurts and the Hope with Special Guest Angie Smith
In this episode of COFFEE with Kim, Kim welcomes special guest Angie Smith, wife of NFL great Steve Smith to the COFFEE conversation. Hear Angie describe her walk of faith away from a life bounded by lies and toward a life anchored in the truth that brought her into a relationship with God. Her journey will touch your heart as you connect with both her hurts and her hope.
Season 2 Episode 22
Praying Intentionally with Special Guest Sharon Hill, Founder of OnCall Prayer, Inc.
In this episode Sharon Hill, Founder of OnCall Prayer, Inc., often referred to as the Prayer Coach, will tell us what God taught her about praying "intentionally." Her insights and example can breathe hope in our praying, and change lives.
Season 2 Episode 21
SECOND MILE LIVING with Special Guest Natalie Martz
On our next broadcast of COFFEE with Kim, you get to meet Natalie Martz, a franchise owner and licensed consultant with Chick-fil-A. She is going to talk with us about one of the pillars of Chick-fil-A's success - Second Mile Service - and how that scriptural principle is relevant (and rewarding!) in our personal lives. You won't want to miss this inspiring conversation!
Season 2 Episode 20
When Our Addictions Encounter God's Presence
Most of us try to fight our addictions on our own only to fall deeper into despair. This week's anonymous guest has struggled from a young age with anxiety, eating disorder, self-harm, and alcoholism - with no success in breaking free. Listen to her describe the gentle truth that led her on a path of recovery. It’s a hope-filled message for anyone who feels helpless in the face of destructive behavior.
Season 2 Episode 18
Principles & Practices of a happy marriage with Coach Jerry Moore and his wife Margaret
What are the secrets to a happy marriage? The on-going question every couple wonders and some have found in the hardest and happiest of times. In this episode Kim invites you to join her as she welcomes Coach Jerry Moore and his wife Margaret to the conversation as they share their happiest and hardest times and how they cultivated a happy marriage.
Season 2 Episode 17
The Power of LOVE with Special Guests Keith and Rebecca Scott, TALLsmall Productions
February is the month of celebrating LOVE.
On the next COFFEE with Kim, Keith and Rebecca Scott will join Kim Crabill, and you will want to be there too! Through their company TALLsmall Productions, this husband and wife team have helped Fortune 500 companies, small family-owned businesses, and everything in between with effective, action-generating communication that's grounded in the principles of unconditional love. Hear the amazing story of how they built their business and have managed bipolar disorder. And learn how you too can communicate more effectively and lovingly in your closest relationships.
Season 2 Episode 16
Up Close with Special Guest Thelma Wells known as Mama "T"
On the next COFFEE with Kim meet the one and only Thelma Wells!
Her passion is to tell everyone that they can “B-E-E” their best in Christ. She wears a bumblebee pin every day to remind herself of this. And she’s a busy lady: Her TV show “Bee the best with Thelma” airs on the NRB Network -Channel 378 each Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Central. She’s written many books including: Don’t Give In – God Wants YOU to Win!, Ready to Win over Depression, Mama T Says…Rise & Shine, God Give Me Victory Over Anger! and her latest book Listen Up Beloved (in honor of her great grandmother who raised her. It’s a great generational book.)
Her greatest accomplishment has been her family. She’s been married to George, her childhood sweetheart for 58 years and her three children, nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren who call her “Grammy.”
Season 2 Episode 15
The Magic, the Memories, and the Miracle of Christmas
"Always Do More Than is Expected" with Special Guest Coach Jerry Moore
On the next COFFEE with Kim, host Kim Crabill is joined by Coach Jerry Moore, former head football coach at North Texas State, Texas Tech, and Appalachian State universities. His commitment to "always do more than expected" was the standard he built into into his players, and it led the Appalachian Mountaineers to the first national championship for any North Carolina college football team. His team went on to achieve the first "three-peat" in NCAA Division 1/AA history. Coach Moore will talk about how we can develop lasting strength of character in young men and women.
Season 2 Episode 10
Finding True Community in our Disconnected Culture with Guest Author Joe Battaglia
Do you feel alone even though you have hundreds of social media "friends"? Does today's lack of civility make you want to withdraw to a safer place? On this week's COFFEE with Kim, Kim Crabill and her guest Joe Battaglia, author of Unfriended, talk about how to foster true community in an uncivil, disconnected culture. It's a message for all ages and for such a time as this.
Meet Joe: JOE BATTAGLIA is the founder and president of Renaissance Communications, a media company whose mission is to provide media platforms for gifted communicators of Biblical truth. Current clients include Prison Fellowship, Dr. Steve Brown and the Key Life Radio Network, Affirm Films/Sony Pictures Entertainment, Provident Films, PureFlix Entertainment, actress Shari Rigby, and Jeanne Nigro Ministries.
Season 2 Episode 9
Confronting Real Life Struggles with Special Guest Sage Steele, Co-Host of SportsCenter on ESPN
Let's Get Visually Fit with Special Guest Wendie Pett
Wendie Pett, is passionate about motivating and encouraging people to make fitness and nutrition part of their daily routine. She teaches the balance of mind, body and spirit to help others learn the importance of reaching their full potential through her Visibly Fit™ wellness program. Wendie has a nationally syndicated television program that airs every Saturday on Direct TV channel 378 on the NRB Network, Upliftv network, WLCN, and SmartLifestyle.TV. She contributes weekly on KTIS radio in the Twin Cities as ‘Coach Wendie’ and has been a featured columnist in the Total Wellness Newsletter, Best Ever You, Refreshed, Vegan Lifestyle, Women’s Health and Fitness, and Diet.com online magazines.
Season 2 Episode 7
Breast Cancer Awareness with Special Guest Laura Brusca- "Laura's Journey
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. How can we confront and conquer the paralyzing fear that comes with even the thought of this diagnosis? On this week's COFFEE with Kim, Laura Brusca joins Kim Crabill to share the practical ways she confronted breast cancer and discovered how to celebrate her new way of life. You don't want to miss this conversation!
Meet Laura: A recognized financial professional with 18 years of experience in banking and corporate finance with Bank of America, Sun Trust and Constellation Energy. For the last 13 years, Laura has focused on grant funding and non-profit fundraising with the Maryland Council on Economic Education and Safe Alternative Foundation for Education. She graduated in 1987 with a BS in Business Marketing and in 1993 from Loyola University Maryland with an MBA. Laura and her husband have raised their family in Baltimore, where she has been active in Timonium United Methodist church, local Catholic schools and the Appalachia Service Project.
Season 2 Episode 6
"Taking Your Thoughts Captive" with Special Guest Dr. Katie Swafford
We've all wrestled with thoughts that make us feel we will never be good enough, talented enough, polished enough...just enough. In In this episode of COFFEE with Kim we will continue our CONFRONT & CONQUER focus by confronting the self-defeating internal talk and thoughts we're all too familiar with. Join Kim and Dr. Katie Swafford of Dallas, Texas, as we discuss "Taking Your Thoughts Captive."
Katie Swafford serves Texas Baptists as the Director of Counseling Services. She holds a B.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Leadership from Dallas Baptist University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor in the state of Texas with over fifteen years of experience working with individuals and families.
Season 2 Episode 3
We've Only Just Begun with Guest Melinda Davis, Executive Producer, Up2Me Radio
Up2Me Radio would not exist without its owner and executive producer, Melinda Davis. In this episode Melinda joins Kim as her guest co-host. Be inspired by the woman behind a radio network that now sends hope into over 60 million homes.
Season 1 Episode # 24
Teen Talk - What's really on your mind?
What are today's teens really thinking? What is one thing they would like adults to understand most about them? These are just a couple of the topics Kim and her guest panel of high school students talked about in this episode. Tune in and discover how a recent journey through Burdens to Blessings has shaped these young women's responses.
Season 1-Episode #23
"A Trophy Wife" - A Biblical Perspective with Guest Co-Host Ryan Powers
Whether or not you watch "The Bachelorette," you may remember the controversy about the term "trophy wife" used by Ryan Bowers, the contestant in Season 8 of the ABC reality show. In this episode of COFFEE with Kim, Ryan joins Kim as her co-host and talks about what he means by "trophy wife." You'll want to hear his biblical perspective that he feels brings honor to women.
Season 1-Episode #22
"Life's Milestones - When Your Son Becomes a Father" with Guest Co-Host Trey Crabill
We women are lavished with lots of affirming attention as soon as people find out we are pregnant -and it sure eases our minds and begins to alleviate our secret worries and fears. But what about the dads -to-be? Kim concludes the month long celebration of fathers with one of Kim's most heartfelt conversations. Her eldest son, Trey is her guest co-host. Hear how the soon to be dad describes his feelings about this joyous season in his life and some of the ways he is preparing for his new role. Tune in as mother and son shared their thoughts and wisdom about life's milestones.
Season 1 - Episode 21
"Celebrating Fatherhood with Jarret Johnson"
In this episode Kim and her guest co-host, Jarret Johnson continued the month-long celebration of Father's Day. Jarret, an NFL great, may be best remembered for his extensive career with the Baltimore Ravens before his final three seasons with the San Diego Chargers. His inner strength and determination earned him the "Most Inspirational Player of the Year" award two times. Tune in and be inspired as Jarret shares poignant moments from his professional career and most importantly in his role as a husband and dad.
Season 1-Episode 20
" The Intentional Dad" with Guest Co-Host Cory B. Redding
In this episode COFFEE with Kim continues the month-long celebration of Father's Day. Cory shares how the same intentional planning and strategies he implemented during an NFL career—playing with the Detroit Lions, Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, and Arizona Cardinals—is the same intentional mindset he now uses in business and, most important, as a husband and dad.
Season 1 - Episode 19
" Celebrating Fatherhood with Keith Walton"
In this episode Kim and Keith celebrate Father's Day as a part of a month long celebration. Keith Walton—coach, teacher, school principal, and dad—joined Kim from Augusta, GA. A passionate speaker and teacher, Coach Walton will shared invaluable truths he has learned from his professional and family life. Tune in ti hear his endearing personal stories and humor about the indelible imprint a father leaves on his daughter's life.
Season 1 - Episode 18
" The Legacy of a Faithful Life"
Life does not need to be perfect to leave a powerful message! Before the Mother’s Day month concluded, Kim shared lessons from her mom’s life that guides everyday...even 26 years past her moms death. Listeners called in with their own lessons learned from their mother's.
Season 1-Episode #17
" A Mother's Day Special"
Billy Graham once said, "The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured." In this episode Kim and callers celebrate Mother's Day. Kim shares lessons from her mom that still affect her life daily. Special guests who called in also share their Mother's Day tributes.
Season 1-Episode #16
"Now is Not The Time To Give Up" with Guest Co-Host Dr Jan Aderholdt
Have you ever felt lost or even abandoned by God during dark, and hurtful seasons?
In this episode Kim and her guest host, Dr. Jan Aderholdt, talk about Dr. Aderholt's life experiences. Hear how she was renewed and sustained during personal loss and tragedy, Now is not the time to give up!
Season 1-Episode #15
"Building a Rescue Crew...Before You Need to Be Rescued"
We never know what news the next phone call might bring. In this episode, Kim and her friend and co-host, Lassie, talk about the life-saving impact they experienced from building authentic relationships before tragedy struck.
Season 1-Episode #14
"Perfection's Pitfalls...and a Perfect Way Out"
Striving to be perfect and missing the mark can lead to a defeated, “what does it matter” attitude. And that's often when we're most easily enticed to do things we never would have otherwise contemplated...and we’re talking about church-going, choir-singing, Bible-believing people! Kim and her guest caller Amy, talk about the pitfalls of seeking personal perfection - and the one perfect way out.
Season 1 - Episode #13
"The Power of a Prayer Partner"
In our previous COFFEE with Kim (episode # 11) we talked about the importance and power of prayer. Your response was overwhelming, and we heard your struggles with a consistent prayer life loud and clear. In this episode Kim and guest callers talked about what made a big difference in their prayer life: as a prayer partner. You will learn 5 things to consider when choosing a prayer partner. Tune in for this practical and valuable conversation.
Season 1 - Episode #12
"Let's Talk About "Prayer" with Guest Co-Host: Suellen Roberts, Founder & President of Christian Women in Media
Let's take prayer to a new level in our lives, let's make it practical, powerful, and personal. Kim and this week's guest co-host, Suellen Roberts, talked about this one thing God calls upon each of us to do without ceasing...pray! Let's examine what prayer is? What can we expect from our prayers? How do we pray when we don't know what to say? All these topics plus questions and thoughts from you, our valued listener and friend.
Season 1 - Episode #11
Where Are You in Your Woundedness?
We have all been wounded. That's simply a fact. But we still get to choose what to do with those wounds: Will we choose to hide them or will we choose to use them. In this episode Kim and her guest panel of women will share the steps they took to allow God to heal personal hurts so that they could become hope to others with wounds.
Season 1 - Episode #10
"When Feeling Sad Is More than Sadness" with Guest Co-Host Dr. Paula Mitton
Our society is in the throes of an epidemic of depression according to a recent study by Psychology Today. More than twenty percent of the American population will experience at least one episode of what we refer to as clinical depression. Kim and her co-host, Dr. Paula Mitton, look at ways to identify and understand the signs and symptoms of clinical depression in yourself or those close to you. Join us for a message of help and hope.
Season 1 - Episode #9
"Choosing the Harder Right Rather than the Easier Wrong" with Guest Co-Host Colonel Gary Steele
Want to live strong? Join Kim and her guest host, Colonel Gary Steele, husband of 44 years, father to three successful adult children, 2013 inductee into the Army Sports Hall of Fame, as he shares his road-map to family happiness: discipline, integrity, love. and faith. This message has the principles for Colonel's lifestyle: choosing the harder right rather than the easier wrong.
Season 1 - Episode #8
" Making the Connection" with Guest Co-Host Tammy Whitehurst, Texas
It's a paradox of our times: While we are supposedly more connected than ever, we are also more unconnected than we’ve ever been. In this episode we will continue the real and raw conversations that take us from shame, regret, and guilt to finding meaningful connections with each other. Along the way, we'll see God use our stories to share His hope.
Season 1 - Episode # 7
"Shattering the Silence"
Everyone experiences seasons of loneliness. But what keeps us lonely is when we believe the lie that we will never belong anywhere. That lie says that our imperfect pasts make us unworthy of being accepted—all we can expect is a life of shame, guilt, regret, and rejection. It's time to silence the lie by shattering our silence! In this episode Kim and her guests confronted the "loneliness lie" with the truth they have experienced firsthand. They shared how that truth not only set them free but also transformed them into hope-givers for others who feel condemned to loneliness.
Season 1 - Episode #6
Calming Fears, Finding Hope, and Beginning Healing - in the midst of school violence. With special guests, Dr. Berish Strothers, Director of Guidance at Augusta Christian Schools, Augusta, GA and Lorianne Montsinger, a survivor of the VA Tech massacre.
What can we say to comfort and guide our children after tragedies like the Parkland shooting? In this episode we had a very candid and relevant discussion on this troubling and timely topic.
Season 1 - Episode #5
" A FRIEND INDEED"
In this episode we will discuss who has been there for you? Who do you run to when you need guidance...or maybe just a diversion from the messy parts of life? Listeners called in for a Valentine's Day shout-out by honoring the people who have touched our hearts in special ways.
Season 1 - Episode #4
Kim Crabill is the founder and director of Roses and Rainbows Ministries, Inc. She is the author of seven books and booklets, including her signature work, Burdens to Blessings: Discovering the Power of Your Story. Her message and materials have extended beyond conferences and retreats to include high school curriculum, prison educational programs, and military transitional support. She is the host of the morning radio talk show "COFFEE with Kim." Kim travels globally to inspire audiences to discover the power of their own stories. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Christian Women in Media Association.